- A photo showing a man in a celebratory mood as he holds a football cup has appeared on the internet
- Information available shows that the photo was captured when Ghana won the 1963 version of the African Confederations Cup
- Ghana hosted and won the 1963 AFCON tournament by beating Sudan in the finals
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Details of Ghana’s first win in the African Confederations Cup (AFCON) win have surfaced online.
A photo that has since gone viral shows an excited young man carrying the cup on his head.
On Sunday, December 1, 1963, Ghana won the AFCON cup by scoring Sudan by three goals to nil.
Per a report by Ghana Facts & History, the captain of the side, Aggrey-Fynn, scored in the 62nd and Edward Acquah added two goals in the 72nd and 82nd minute.
Egyptian player, Hassan El-Shazly, emerged as the top scorer of the tournament with six goals.
In other news, YEN.com.gh has learned that the only Ghanaian football player to represent a top English club, Manchester United, has experienced a downturn in his career and livelihood.
Regarded as ‘the new Pele’, Adu, who started his career as a teenager, is currently a free agent and faces an uncertain future.
Information available suggests that he became the youngest player to sign a professional football contract in the United States in November 2003.
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